intan

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay intan, from Old Javanese hintĕn,[1] a kramanized form of hīra, from Sanskrit हीर (hīra, diamond).[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈɪn.tan]
  • Hyphenation: in‧tan

Noun[edit]

intan (plural intan-intan, first-person possessive intanku, second-person possessive intanmu, third-person possessive intannya)

  1. diamond: a glimmering glass-like mineral that is an allotrope of carbon in which each atom is surrounded by four others in the form of a tetrahedron; a gemstone made from this mineral.
    Synonyms: alamas, berlian, karbonado

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blust, R.; Trussel, S. (2010–) Austronesian Comparative Dictionary, web edition[1]
  2. ^ P.J. Zoetmulder with the collaboration of S.O. Robson (1982) Old Javanese-English Dictionary[2], 's-Gravenhage: M. Nijhoff.

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Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Javanese hintĕn,[1] a kramanized form of hīra, from Sanskrit हीर (hīra, diamond).[2]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

intan (Jawi spelling اينتن‎, plural intan-intan, informal 1st possessive intanku, 2nd possessive intanmu, 3rd possessive intannya)

  1. diamond
    Synonym: almas

Descendants[edit]

  • Indonesian: intan
  • Urak Lawoi': อีตัด (itat)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blust, R.; Trussel, S. (2010–) Austronesian Comparative Dictionary, web edition[3]
  2. ^ P.J. Zoetmulder with the collaboration of S.O. Robson (1982) Old Javanese-English Dictionary[4], 's-Gravenhage: M. Nijhoff.

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Maranao[edit]

Noun[edit]

intan

  1. diamond
  2. jewel

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